Flashcards in Campaigns Deck (15)
What did Josiah Wedgwood create?
Ceramic slave medallion- 'Am I not a man and a brother'
What type of business did Wedgwood own?
What was the medallion worn on?
Hatpins, brooches and necklaces- also items such as snuffboxes
What did Unitarianists believe in?
Believed strongly in freedom, humanism, tolerance and rationalism
What was Wedgwood a member of?
A Dissenter- a member of the protestant unitarianism sect
Who was Wedgwood closely associated with?
Lunar society of Birmingham
In 1773 what did Thomas Day publish?
The Dying Negro- epic poem which may have influenced Wedgwood
What did the members of Lunar Society have a shared interest in?
Scientific enquiry and social and industrial progress
When did Wedgwood become a member of the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade?
What was The Sugar Boycott?
Public's refusal to buy sugar produced by slave plantations in the Caribbean
The boycott became a huge success by who?
What was the key to the campaigns success?
Potter wares with anti-slavery messages , pamphlets etc
How many pamphlets were produced by 1791?
How many people refused to buy sugar during the abolition campaign?